Malta registered the fifth patient that has died of coronavirus. The victim is an 81-year-old male. The Health Ministry explained that the man was also suffering from other medical conditions.
Until today Malta and Gozo registered 484 positive cases in total; 72 are still active cases.
The Superintendent for Public Health, Professor Charmaine Gauci confirmed that in the last 24 hours two new cases have been detected; a 32-year-old woman from the Philippines who works as a carer at Karin Grech Hospital. The woman was in contact with the 5th person who has died of coronavirus. Prof. Gauci said that the staff working at the ward where the 5th victim was being taken care of was also tested. The other case is of a 30-year-old Maltese woman.